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Andromeda polifolia 'Blue Ice' (Bog rosemary 'Blue Ice')

Skill rating
Skill rating
Beginner
skill rating
Maintenance level
Maintenance level
1 hour care
per year
Ultimate height
Ultimate height
0.3m
Max height
Ultimate spread
Ultimate spread
0.5m
Max spread
Time to maturity
Time to maturity
5-10 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name: Andromeda polifolia 'Blue Ice'

Other names: Marsh Andromeda 'Blue Ice', Bog rosemary 'Blue Ice'

Genus: Andromeda Andromeda

Variety or Cultivar: 'Blue Ice' _ 'Blue Ice' is a dwarf, spreading evergreen shrub with narrow, leathery, blue-green leaves. From mid-spring to early summer, it bears clusters of small pink flowers.


Andromeda polifolia 'Blue Ice' is: Evergreen

Flower: Pink in Spring; Pink in Summer

Foliage: Blue-green in All seasons

Habit: Spreading

How to care

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Pests: Generally pest-free.

Diseases: Generally disease-free

General care

Propagation methods: Layering, Softwood cuttings, Suckers. REGISTER to read more...


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Where to grow

Andromeda polifolia 'Blue Ice' (Bog rosemary 'Blue Ice') will reach a height of 0.3m and a spread of 0.5m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses: Beds and borders, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Ground Cover, Low Maintenance, Rock

Cultivation: Plant in moist, free-draining acidic soil in sun or shade.

Soil type: Clay, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid

Light: Full Shade, Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect: North, South, East, West

Exposure: Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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Botanical name: Andromeda polifolia 'Blue Ice'

Other names: Marsh Andromeda 'Blue Ice', Bog rosemary 'Blue Ice'

Genus: Andromeda Andromeda

Variety or Cultivar: 'Blue Ice' _ 'Blue Ice' is a dwarf, spreading evergreen shrub with narrow, leathery, blue-green leaves. From mid-spring to early summer, it bears clusters of small pink flowers.


Andromeda polifolia 'Blue Ice' is: Evergreen

Flower: Pink in Spring; Pink in Summer

Foliage: Blue-green in All seasons

Habit: Spreading

Watch out for

Pests: Generally pest-free.

Diseases: Generally disease-free

General care

Propagation methods: Layering, Softwood cuttings, Suckers. REGISTER to read more...


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Andromeda polifolia 'Blue Ice' (Bog rosemary 'Blue Ice') will reach a height of 0.3m and a spread of 0.5m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses: Beds and borders, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Ground Cover, Low Maintenance, Rock

Cultivation: Plant in moist, free-draining acidic soil in sun or shade.

Soil type: Clay, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid

Light: Full Shade, Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect: North, South, East, West

Exposure: Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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